Short Biography

Stefania is a researcher at Dipartimento di Matematica, Fisica e Informatica, Università degli Studi di Parma, since 2015.

She obtained a Ph.D. in Information Technology from Università degli Studi di Parma in 2015, with the dissertation “UWB technology for indoor localization: From theory to practice”.

She received the Laurea Magistrale degree (M.Sc.) summa cum laude in Mathematics from Università degli Studi di Parma in 2011.

Research Interests

  • Multi-agent systems
  • Opinion dynamics in multi-agent systems
  • Localization algorithms
  • Polynomial constraints over finite domains

Selected Publications

  • S. Monica, F. Bergenti, “An analytic study of opinion dynamics in multi-agent systems,” Computers and Mathematics with Applications, Vol. 73, Issue 10, 2017, pp. 2272-2284
  • F. Bergenti, S. Monica, “Hyper-arc consistency of polynomial constraints over finite domains using the modified Bernstein form”, Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 80, Issue 2, 2017, pp. 131-151
  • S. Monica, F. Bergenti, “Opinion dynamics in multi-agent systems: selected analytic models and verifying simulations,” Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, Article in Press.
  • S. Monica and G. Ferrari, “A swarm-based approach to real-time 3D indoor localization: Experimental performance analysis,” Applied Soft Computing, vol. 43, pp. 489–497, June 2016.
  • F. Bergenti, E. Iotti, S. Monica, A. Poggi, “Interaction protocols in the JADEL programming language,” in Procs. 6th Int’l Workshop Programming Based on Actors, Agents, and Decentralized Control (AGERE 2016). ACM Press, 2016, pp. 11–20.
  • S. Monica and F. Bergenti, “A study of consensus formation using kinetic theory,” in Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Volume 474, 2016, Pages 213-221.
  • S. Monica and F. Bergenti, “A comparison of accurate indoor localization of static targets via WiFi and UWB ranging,” in Trends in Practical Applications of Scalable Multi-Agent Systems, the PAAMS Collection, 2016, pp. 111–123.
  • S. Monica and F. Bergenti, “An analytic study of opinion dynamics in multi-agent systems with additive random noise,” in AI*IA 2016 Advances in Artificial Intelligence: XVth International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence, ser. LNCS, vol. 10037, 2016, pp. 105–117.
  • F. Bergenti, E. Iotti, S. Monica, and A. Poggi, “A case study of the JADEL programming language,” in Proceedings 17th Workshop Dagli Oggetti agli Agenti (WOA 2016), ser. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 1664. RWTH Aachen, 2016, pp. 85–90.
  • F. Bergenti and S. Monica, “Analytic study of opinion dynamics in multi-agent systems with two classes of agents,” in Proceedings of 17th Workshop Dagli Oggetti agli Agenti (WOA 2016), ser. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, vol. 1664. RWTH Aachen, 2016, pp. 17–22.